Dumb luck sets some policemen on his trail -- after a series of innovative escapes, he gets mistaken for a murderer with a price on his head, which means the people that aren't chasing him are fleeing from him. ( 10 reviews ) Topics: Silent, Comedy, Buster Keaton
Virus (Fukkatsu no hi 復活の日), literally Day of Resurrection is a 1980 post-apocalyptic science fiction movie directed by Kinji Fukasaku and based on a novel written by Sakyo Komatsu. The movie starred Masao Kusakari, George Kennedy, Robert Vaughn, Chuck Connors, Olivia Hussey, Edward James Olmos, Ken Ogata, Sonny Chiba and Glenn Ford. The film is notable for being the most expensive Japanese film ever made at the time. -Wikipedia DVD ripped from is BCI Cat.No. 47207-9-1, region 1.... ( 9 reviews ) Topics: virus, kinji fukasaku, japanese, japanese film, japanese movie, sonny chiba, apocalypse, post...
A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried. - Description from IMDB ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Horror, Profondo rosso, Movie Powder, avi
http://imdb.com/title/tt0022454/ Sinister music maestro Svengali can control the actions of women through hypnotism and his telepathic powers. When a pupil he has seduced announces she has left her husband for him, he uses his powers to cause her suicide and promptly forgets her. He meets a beautiful model, Trilby, and becomes infatuated with her, but she, in turn, falls for a young artist called Billee who also loves her. One day Svengali hypnotizes Trilby to cure her headache, but also... ( 8 reviews ) Topics: John Barrymore, horror, hypnotism, mind control
It's that time again kids! Grab your girl and load a few friends up into the trunk of your Chevy because we are going back to the Shocker Internet Drive In. This week we proudly present that low budget 1979 slasher/psycho classic - "Driller Killer". Of course we have included another Bugs Bunny cartoon as well as some "snack bar" teasers to get your taste buds going. So drive on in, but we do reserve the right to check the trunk of your car for stowaways looking to skip... ( 7 reviews ) Topics: horror, sci-fi, drive in, drive-in, psycho, low budget, slasher, crazy
Lon Chaney plays Blizzard, a deranged psychopath scarred by the childhood operation where a young doctor mistakingly amputated both of his legs. Hellbent on revenge Blizzard becomes a master criminal. This is one of Lon Chaney's most famous non-horror roles. This is copied from video mastered off a well worn home movie print. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Feature Films, Silent films, Lon Chaney, Wallace Worsley, Gouverneur Morris
A ditzy socialite finds a homeless man for a scavenger hunt and then hires him as their butler. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Alice Brady, Gail Patrick, Eugene Pallette, Jean Dixon, Alan...
The classic story of Pip the British orphan. Great Expectations (1946) Fall's Under The Transitional Aspects Of UK Law. http://www.archive.org/post/285670/are-these-public-domain Mystic Nights Videos ( 6 reviews ) Topics: John Mills, Tony Wager, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson, Jean Simmons, Mystic Nights Videos
When an Englishwoman dies, leaving behind two children, her devoted friend (Ann Richards) decides to take the children to find the woman's husband (Franchot Tone), an American serviceman who had returned to the USA. But the father, now a successful architect, claims not to remember ever having gotten married or having any children. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Romance
Judge Priest depicting life in Kentucky after the Civil War and Reconstruction Period. It still shows the stereotypes and prejudices which existed at that time in a somewhat humorous manner. Based on a story by the noted Kentucky humorist, Irvin S. Cobb, it presents life as one would have imagined it at that time period. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Drama, Will Rogers
HELL'S HIGHWAY, story by Samuel Ornits, Robert Tasker and Rowland Brown; directed by Rowland Brown; an RKO Radio Production. At the RKO Mayfair. Frank Ellis . . . . . Richard Dix Johnny Ellis . . . . . Tom Brown Mary Ellen . . . . . Rochelle Hudson Blacksnake Skinner . . . . . C. Henry Gordon Pop-Eye Jackson . . . . . Warner Richmond Blind Maxie . . . . . Sandy Roth Matthew the Hermit . . . . . Charles Middleton Rascal . . . . . Clarence Muse Whiteside . . . . . Stanley Fields Romeo Schultz . .... ( 5 reviews ) Topics: 1932, RKO, Prison, Chain Gang, Gangster, Richard Dix
Shocker Internet Drive In Week One: Relive those great old days of going to the local drive in to eat, make-out in the back seat and watch some of the most forgetable movies ever. This week we bring you Prehistoric Women and Mesa of Lost Women. Check out our site at http://shockerdrivein.freeoda.com for the full effect! ( 4 reviews ) Topics: horror, sci fi, drive in, bad movies, cartoon
This is the fourth "Flawed Family Flicks Video" we have added to the collection. We hope that it will give a new life to a great old movie. Cousin Buster is back, this time as "The Blacksmith"......Special Editors Note: we have created "Flawed Family Flicks" as a fun way to rekindle new interest in some great old movies. These remixes were originally created for my grandchildren, and it now appears many other folks enjoy them as well. These Movies are great... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Bridgewater Video, Buster Keaton, Comedy, Flawed Family Flick, Warped Vision Video, BTV Comedy, BTV
Richard Walters (Howard Phillips) is condemned to death for a murder he claims not to have committed. He arrives on death row just before a brutal inmate leads the other convicts in a violent uprising. Walters gets caught up in the riot, while on the outside his friends are trying to find evidence of his innocence. ( 4 reviews ) Topic: Drama
During the campaign for Okinawa (Operation Iceberg) the Sixth Marine Division was assigned to the III Amphibious Corps. This Academy Award nominated Kodachrome color documentary film tells the story of the 82 days fighting on the Island of Okinawa. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: WWII, Documentary, Okinawa
An ancient fossil is discovered and is believed to be the missing link in human evolution. However, when brought aboard and transported by train, an alien life force is awakened from the remains and begins to possess and kill the passengers. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068713/?ref_=sr_1 Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction Also known as: "Panic in the Trans-Siberian Train" "The Possessor" (Blu-ray Release) ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Horror, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Sci-Fi, Film, Movie
Alice's Wonderland (1923), from the series Laugh-O-Grams. View movies and cartoons on youtube @ PDFREETV View trailers on youtube @ The Trailer Archive ( 4 reviews ) Topics: alice in wonderland, laugh-o-grams, laugh o gram, disney, walk disney, ub iwerks, newman, black...
This is a project that was put together in just a few hours. Many young children have no interest in silent movies, which means they are missing some of the best movies ever made. We produced this short subject in the hope that it would spark some interest in old silent movies for a younger generation. I enjoyed the video so much I am now hoping to produce several more of them......Special Editors Note: we have created "Flawed Family Flicks" as a fun way to rekindle new interest in... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Bridgewater Video, Buster Keaton, Comedy, Flawed Family Flick, Warped Vision Video, BTV Comedy, BTV
FILM IN 2 PARTS!!!! The 130 minutes version left of a film supposedly 6 hours long in its primary form. The most expensive production of that time, they say. (Director Stroheim, $700,000 producer Carl Laemmle, $1,300,000). Monte Carlo was entirely recreated on Hollywood backlot. Impressive indeed! more info on http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0013140/ ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Erich Von Stroheim, drama, silent film, roaring Twenties
Exploitation film-maker Bud Pollard appears on screen to tell us of Bing Crosby's rise to fame, using scenes from four early Crosby shorts to illustrate his fictional biography ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Biography, Comedy, Musical, Bing Crosby
Produced by the Wan brothers in the midst of war, Princess Iron Fan is the first feature length animation made in China. We follow the Monkey King and his friends on their journey to the west. As they reach Fire Mountain they are unable to pass because of the fire but learn that a special iron fan can quench the flames. However, the fan belongs to Princess Iron Fan and she will not willingly lend it to them... Subtitles: VobSub (Chinese Simplified & Traditional) Chinese Simplified (GB)... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: China, Animation
A bumbling fire crew is told to put out a fire successfully or they will be canned. Matters get complicated when their fire engine is stolen by crooks. PD In UK At GATT Date. Not Eligible For GATT Never registered in the U.S. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt, Peter Gawthorne, Eric Clavering, Hugh McDermott, Charles...
Escaping a Nazi prison train in war-torn Italy, an American (Ewart G. Morrison) and a British (John Hoy) soldier set out for the Swiss border and find themselves leading a multi-national party of refugees for the Italian underground. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Drama, War
Charlie Chaplin's 54th Film Released Aug. 07 1916 One A.M. was a unique Charlie Chaplin silent film created for Mutual Films in 1916. It was the first film he starred in alone, except for a brief scene of Albert Austin playing a cab driver. Chaplin plays the role of a wealthman coming home late, after too much to drink. He only wants to go to bed, but 'everything' around him prevents him. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0007145/ ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Charlie Chaplin, Silents
In flashback, New York nightclub pianist Al Roberts hitchhikes to Hollywood to join his girl Sue. On a rainy night, the sleazy gambler he's riding with mysteriously dies; afraid of the police, Roberts takes the man's identity. But thanks to a blackmailing dame, Roberts' every move plunges him deeper into trouble... - IMDB Description ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Mystery, Film-Noir, Movie Powder, avi
"White Sun of the Desert" (Beloye solntse pustyni). It is the Soviet film, easterly "western". In the movie narrate about adventures of Red Army man Fyodor Sukhov. He rescues from gangster Abdullah its harem in days of civil war. One of the most known films in the history of the Soviet cinema. Many critics and spectators name this film as "cult movie". Phrases of heroes of a film have steadily entered into colloquial Russian. Director: Vladimir Motyl Authors of the... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Soviet film, USSR, eastern, gangsters, garem, Red Army, desert, RussTV
Rare lost episode of Mr Ed. One of only two episodes that are in the Public Domain. This episode is, essentially, an episode length public service announcement on behalf of the US treasury. Wilbur and Mr Ed extol the virtues of payroll saving plans and their benefits for the American way of life. Alan Young (Wilbur), Connie Hines (Carol), Mr Ed (Mr Ed), George O'Hanlon (The Electrician) Directed by Arthur Lubin IMDB page ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Mr Ed, Alan Young, Public Service Announcement, Bonds, Payroll, Rare, Lost Episode
Swansea Love Story Must See A harrowing documentary about life and love (of sorts) on the bleak streets of the South Wales city. Swansea Love Story is no Romeo & Juliet story transferred from the streets of Verona to those of South Wales, no matter what the name might suggest. Instead, filmmaking duo Andy Capper and Leo Leigh provide us with a staggering documentary that attempts to get under the skin of a small selection of the many drug addicts living in the city. The Love Story of the... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Swansea, Love, Story, Heroin, Drugs, Smackheads, Crack
Reedited US TV version of the italian sword and sandals "Maciste contro i mostri" (1962) byGuido Malatesta starring Reg Lewis and Margaret Lee. The 90 minutes original running time has been considerably shortened down to less than 10 minutes, amazingly enough.You get a chance to see the "fire monsters" in question, of course. Sorry for the Pan and scan format too. Watch for a longer version. more info on http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057270/ ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Fire, Monsters, son, of, Hercules, Sword, and, sandals, beakcake, Reg, Lewis, Margaret, Lee,...
The exciting adventures of a newsreel photographer. Note: it appears that whoever created the avi file rescaled his source vertically without first delacing or detelecining. Don't use a delacing filter when viewing it, however; that seems to make things worse. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Norman Foster, Evalyn Knapp, Eric Linden, Esther Ralston, Purnell Pratt, Jason Robards, Sr., George...
Things to Come opens with a near-future forecast of Christmas 1940 in the metropolis of Everytown (obviously London), a city threatened by world war. Pacifist intellectuals, such as John Cabal (Massey), try to turn the tide. But Cabal's efforts go unheeded by the self-interested classes, and war arrives with tanks and aeroplanes and gas bombs. Everytown is destroyed by air raids (dramatically enacted four years before the real thing).The war continues for thirty years, its original purpose... ( 3 reviews ) Topic: Sci-Fi
From the Wikipedia entry for "The Toll of the Sea": "The Toll of the Sea is a 1922 American motion picture, directed by Chester M. Franklin, produced by the Technicolor Motion Picture Corporation, and released by Metro Pictures in 1922, featuring Anna May Wong in her first leading role. It was the eighth color feature film, the second Technicolor feature, the first color feature made in Hollywood, and the first color feature anywhere that did not require a special projector to be... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: China, Chinese, Interracial, Stereotype, Two Strip Technicolor, Madame Butterfly, suicide, bigamy,...
I took the Fleischer/Famous Studios Superman cartoons from the early 40s and edited them together into one continous 2 hour animated movie. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Superman, Fleischer Studios, Famous Studios, animated films
Ein Einkommen braucht jeder Mensch, unabhängig davon, was er leistet und ob er arbeitet oder nicht. Ein bedingungsloses Grundeinkommen ist dafür die zeitgemäße politische Form. Ein brandaktuelles Thema ( 3 reviews ) Topic: Grundeinkommen
After the champion middle-weight boxer is knocked out in a scuffle with milkman Harold Lloyd, Harold gets the chance to fight the champ in the ring. Adolphe Menjou and William Gargan also appear. The IMDB entry is here. You can load the mpeg2 file into DVDAuthorGUI (a free program) and, with the push of a button, create the files needed to burn a DVD for your television. If you don't already have burning software, you can use ImgBurn (another free program). ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Harold Lloyd, William Gargan, Helen Mack, comedy, boxer, boxing, Adolphe Menjou
The Corporation is a 2003 Canadian documentary film critical of the modern-day corporation, considering it as a class of person and evaluating its behaviour towards society and the world at large as a psychologist might evaluate an ordinary person. The Corporation official movie website ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Documentary, History
Charlie Chaplins 53rd Film Released July 10 1916 The Vagabond was a silent film by Charlie Chaplin and his third film with Mutual Films. Released in 1916, it co-starred Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Leo White and Lloyd Bacon. This film echoed Chaplin's work on The Tramp, with more drama mixed in with comedy. The story begins with Charlie, playing music to raise money, and instead finds the abused girl (played by Edna) living in a gypsy camp. As in The Tramp, he works on finding a way to help... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Charlie Chaplin, Silents